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Karen C.
Martin (Nee Gloecker)

Karen C. Martin (Nee Gloeckler)

Passed away Friday, October 30, 2020 at age 76. Beloved wife of Allen. Loving mother of Keri (Donald) Gerbing, Kurt (Larae) Brossman, Lisa Traylor, Lori (Greg) Gilanyi, Tom (Sheila) Martin, John (Missy) Martin. Dear grandmother of Jessica Gerbing, Jared Gerbing, Parker and Lily Brossman, Kim Dorval, Joani Hargrow, Ben Traylor, Nate Gilanyi, Mathew Gilanyi, Amy Szeklinski, Kylee Sekach, Kaden Martin, Alex Martin, Emmy Martin, Jack Martin. Great-grandma of Andrey Struck, Sophia Struck, Jordan Manriquez, Faith Buss, Eli Dorval, Blake Hargrow, Jade Hargrow, Lily Gilanyi. Sister of Carol (Jerry) Macon, Catherine Gloeckler (Shirley Dumas), Bill Gloeckler. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A private family service and burial will be held at a later date.


  1. Debbie and Sean Hill November 9, 2020 at 6:10 pm - Reply

    Sending love and hugs from Michigan. Chris, you are loved and will be missed by so many! May God give you all comfort and peace at this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Robert & Eileen Collins November 9, 2020 at 9:16 pm - Reply

    We lost an extended family member and friend. So sorry for your loss.

  3. Tammy and Yahiya November 10, 2020 at 6:13 pm - Reply

    We are so saddened to hear about your mother’s passing. Especially from something that could’ve been avoided. Our hearts go out to you all. Heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you. If need anything please let us know.

  4. Christl and Mike Billmyer November 10, 2020 at 7:52 pm - Reply

    I knew Christine since high school and all the years she never seemed to change. She always had a beautiful smile and a kindness towards everyone.
    She was such a sweet person. Our heartfelt condolences to her family.

  5. Cindy Domagalski November 10, 2020 at 11:11 pm - Reply

    Praying and love you all, so sorry for loss

  6. Mary Pihl ( Schumacher) November 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm - Reply

    Thinking of you Chrissy . I remember your kindness and sweet smile even when we were young growing up in South Milwaukee! I pray for your family! So sad losing their loved one. You were so young !

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